JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Officials say there is no credible threat after investigating reports of an armed person on the campus of the University of North Florida.
UNF sent out this alert to the campus community:
"UPD is responding to a possible armed individual in garage building #38. Leave the area if safe to do so. Find a safe area and shelter in place
"Officers have blocked Building #38 until further notice. Do not attempt to enter or leave garage #38 next to the arena."
University officials say a person called the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office saying they saw one person with a gun in the arena parking garage.
No one has been located at this time. Classes have been canceled for the rest of the day. Police will continue to investigate.
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BREAKING: #UNF Police investigating report of POSSIBLE armed person on campus in garage #38. Not too far from Student Union and arena. @ActionNewsJax has crews at the scene. #JSO also on scene. @ActionNewsJax @WOKVNews pic.twitter.com/6qoAnUhAqx— Tenikka Smith Hughes (@TenikkaANjax) February 11, 2019
BREAKING (CONT.) Here is alert sent to @ActionNewsJax by @UofNorthFlorida spokesperson about POSSIBLE armed person on #UNF campus at Garage #38. Students being asked to find a safe place & shelter in place. UNF PD & JSO on scene now. @ActionNewsJax @WOKVNews pic.twitter.com/1QTmTKoFJi— Tenikka Smith Hughes (@TenikkaANjax) February 11, 2019
You can see Garage #38 at #UNF is near the Student Union & Arena. Reports of POSSIBLE armed person on campus in Garage 38. Students asked to avoid the area & shelter in place. We are standing by for briefing from police. @ActionNewsJax @WOKVNews pic.twitter.com/f7DaproNpF— Tenikka Smith Hughes (@TenikkaANjax) February 11, 2019
BREAKING: Class CANCELLED for rest of the day at #UNF. Spokesperson says someone called #JSO saying they saw someone in parking garage with a gun. Spokesperson says No suspect located at this time. Police searching cars in garage now. @ActionNewsJax @WOKVNews @UNFspinnaker pic.twitter.com/8fzbxG3LxE— Tenikka Smith Hughes (@TenikkaANjax) February 12, 2019
BREAKING: This is an alert some students on #UNF campus just got moments ago. @ActionNewsJax asking when the alerts about a possible armed person on campus went out - and who got them. @ActionNewsJax @RussellANjax @WOKVNews @UNFspinnaker pic.twitter.com/c6x62Bi0p4— Tenikka Smith Hughes (@TenikkaANjax) February 12, 2019
BREAKING UPDATE: @RussellANjax at #UNF campus being told - NO credible threat - regarding report of armed person on campus. Cars are being allowed to leave Garage #38 and students are walking nearby. @ActionNewsJax @WOKVNews pic.twitter.com/aNlp5k8Qkr— Tenikka Smith Hughes (@TenikkaANjax) February 12, 2019
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